Questions tagged [grub2]

GRUB 2 is the next generation of the GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB). Ubuntu has used GRUB 2 as the boot loader since 9.10 (Karmic Koala). Commonly referred to as simply "GRUB".

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My computer turns off the monitor but the fans are still on

My computer has a biostar hifiA70U3P motherboard with bios version 6.0.4, and with linux when I turn it off, the image disappears, but the fans continue to spin. default/grub and added "acpi=...
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Nvme drive is booted from a sata drive where the grub.conf points to the nvme, does the sata drive require updating

The computer is a Dell Precision T-7600 single boot desktop with Ubuntu 22.04 on a nmve drive mounted to a card slot. This drive is not recognized as a bootable drive so there is sata drive also ...
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Software Updater failed: Package dependencies cannot be resolved: Edited 20230203 @ 19:29 MST

I was notified that new software is available to be installed. I tried to do so, but it failed (message below). I tried again after rebooting, and it failed (message below). Any suggestions? Package ...
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Install Linux Mint 21.1 Stuck at the grub> directory [closed]

I just install Linux Mint 21.1 on a hp probook 360 ii with Win 10, I chose to erase the disk and install Mint as a single OS. The install crashed at the end. I now am stuck at the "grub>" ...
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GRUB tries to boot Microsoft Reserved Partition after moving EFI partition

Recently Ubuntu Studio gave me the warning that root filesystem has low disk space. So I shrank the major C: partition of Windows and moved all partitions to the left so that I can extend the size of ...
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kubuntu turns on, but does not give video

I have dual boot, and I installed AMD drivers in windows, the next day I turned on the pc and it did not give a signal, and it necessarily boots with kubntu and I can't access the bios, when trying to ...
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Grub customizer writes to Win10 drive

Ubuntu 22.10, using Mate 1.26.0 as desktop Two OS's on two HDDs, Ubuntu & Win10. Typically boot to the Linux drive. I like to have Grub show Win10 in the boot list so I can boot to it when I wish, ...
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Dual up - Ubuntu black screen after booting, even in recovery mode - can't access anything

After a year in which I didn't boot Ubuntu and used only Windows on my laptop, I decided to return to Linux. Everything worked great. I ran both sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade, and ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu; Can't Install Grub

yo. Today I installed EndeavourOS (HOLD ONTO YOUR HAT; THIS QUESTION IS ABOUT UBUNTU DON'T BAN IT), and whenever I tried starting my computer it booted into the EndeavourOS Bootloader (Grub, but ...
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Cannot install or boot Ubuntu on an external SSD

Devices: LG gram 2022 16 intel core i7 intel iris xe graphics USB: FAT32 OS: Windows 11 Other info: Ubuntu ISO: 20.04-desktop-amd64 Rufus: 3.21 I installed ubuntu 22.04 on an external SSD and it ...
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Ubuntu installed on master SSD hard,windows 10 on slave HDD, Error when I choose windows "not a valid root device" but from boot menu they working

HP zpbook laptop, Ubuntu 22.4 installed on master SSD hard drive,windows 10 on a slave HDD. when I choose windows, it provides a message saying 'error: not a valid root device." When I choose ...
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Manual entries not showing up. What am I doing wrong?

I know this will be a bit stupid, but I'm struggling with setting up manual entries in grub. This is the entry (Darkmatter) I write, which doesn't show up in grub bootloader: But, if I copy-paste a ...
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Grub does not display Windows11 or Pop-Os at boot time [closed]

I decided to switch to Linux, for that I chose Pop-OS. But in order not to make the change too brutal, I decided to have a dual boot with Windows11. When I started up I went directly to Pop-OS. I went ...
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How to integrate C program to minimal os using busybox [closed]

I am building minimal operating system using busybox. So I want to add my program in my operating system, so I can boot that program from BIOS. So how can I integrate aleast "Hello World" ...
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How to debug failure to boot of some partitions (but not others)

I have a machine with a lot of partitions, and I've been trying and failing to create alternative root partitions with some variation in software. Don't ask why -- it's for a hobby that I'm doing and ...
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Can't run 'sudo update-grub' after making changes to grub file

sudo update-grub gives this error message: Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub' /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 26: /etc/default/grub: want: not found I deleted the commented out line 26 of the /etc/default/...
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Has my instance of Ubuntu been overwritten?

I [Lenovo Thinkpad P15s, Ubuntu 20.04 pre-installed] was in mood for adventure and tried live version of another OS, but booting the live disk ended into GRUB mode (tried making the live disk multiple ...
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I am Installing Ubuntu on iMac and I get "booting command file" on black screen. What do I do next?

These are the instructions from the macworld website that I am following. After inserting a flash drive with ubuntu file 22.04.1 LTS into iMac (i think 2010 model), I followed all up until instruction ...
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Kubuntu 22.10 Grub won't update, syntax error

When attempting to update grub, I run into the same issue which prevents the update process from going through: Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub' Sourcing file `/etc/default/grub.d/init-select.cfg'...
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Multiple partitions with same UUID, grub error, cannot boot

I'm quite new to Linux so I thank you in advance for your patience as I'm learning. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04, and I recently got a grub error at startup -- this one: https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/how-...
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Ubuntu 22.04.1 can't load after fresh install, error at boot and partition error in "gparted"

I installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 from USB stick, replacing Elementary OS. This same iso worked before when it was written with Rufus, but this time prepared USB using the built-in Elementary OS tool (...
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Odd behavior after upgrading from ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04: pulseaudio, grub, lock screen, standby

I have a Asus UX305UA Zenbook with an Intel i5-6200 CPU running Ubuntu 22.04 (Kernel 5.17.0). Since upgrading from 20.04 to 22.04 I experience some odd issues which seems each worth opening a question ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 22.10 on dual boot

I want to install Ubuntu 22.10 on my computer. I went through this tutorial https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/install-ubuntu-desktop#1-overview, but I ended at step 4. Boot from USB flash drive. My ...
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Exclude a kernel from grub without deleting it

Background: (in case this serves to detect an XY problem) With a recent update to Ubuntu 22.04, an Oracle kernel showed up in my grub menu, ending up on top since its versioning uses higher numbers. ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 22.04 in Legacy BIOS mode (MBR partition)

I need some help with my dual boot. It shows a black screen with error: invalid EFI file path when I try to boot Windows from the grub menu. Though the invalid EFI file path is a common problem, I ...
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ASUS laptop won't boot. Not even logo, just black screen [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu with no issues, restarted a few times and some updates were applied. Yesterday I installed Steam, which downloaded and installed many things and the Nvidia control panel (the ...
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Disable password prompt for encrypted LUKS partiton after setting up automatic decryption with TPM2

I have a setup with an unencrypted EFI boot partition and an encrypted LVM volume. Secure boot is enabled and I have installed tpm2-toos and configured automatic decryption for the partition with ...
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How can I run Unbuntu on raspberry-pi 3 or 4 using only a single core?

I would like to use the Raspberry-Pi 3 or 4 to get a ballpark performance estimate for a 64bit-ARM embedded system that runs Linux but only has a single core. (I don't have the target system yet). I ...
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How to repair Windows boot manager from Ubuntu

I have Windows pre-installed in PC SSD. I also installed Ubuntu alongside. But now i can not switch to Windows from ubuntu grub. I want to switch to Windows without losing previous data. How to fix ...
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LXC and LXD Commands not running

I have lxd and lxd installed on my ubuntu 20.04 server. RAID 1 configured. Container backup files was deleted from /var/snap/lxd/backups/lxc and after that i am getting issue running lxc. whenever i ...
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Ubuntu boot stops after “Loading Initial ramdisk” - can’t start in recovery mode or using bootable USB

I have Ubuntu installed on Intel NUC 10 since mid 2020. It was working fine up until this week. The system doesn’t boot past “Loading initial ramdisk…” - automatically shuts down right after that ...
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Dual boot issues with Ubuntu 22.04

I bought a cheap refurbished laptop that had Windows 10 installed and I wanted to setup a dual boot system with the latest version of Ubuntu. I did this and it was successful installing Ubuntu and ...
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Give root password for maintenance (or press Control-D to continue):

I just upgraded Ubuntu today and when it's restarted it's showing subject message. The main problem is I forgot my root password. Now it's repeatedly saying: Give root password for maintenance (or ...
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Hibernate not working

I am using the following system specs: Dual boot: Ubuntu 22.04, Windows 11 BIOS Secure boot is disabled Ubuntu is up to date I'm using grub-customizer to organize the dual boot. I'm trying to set ...
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Adding grubenv to Kernel Command Line

Is it possible to add variables in grubenv as kernel command line arguments? For example, say the output of 'grub-editenv list' is this: $ grub-editenv list var1=xxxx var2=yyyy Can grub.cfg be ...
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How to clone a bios_grub partition?

I want to create a clone of my SSD. My partition table looks like this: However when using Clonezilla (which uses Partclone) in the dd mode, it fails to clone the first 1MB bios_grub partition (BIOS ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a particular existing partition

Dell Vostro 2520 64-bit laptop Ubuntu 22.04.1 Windows 10 wine3 (?) This laptop dual-boots Windows and Ubuntu, and has a SATA hard disk and an optical drive. I installed a Windows *.exe file for map ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 18.04 , kernel panic, trying to upgrade nvidia drivers, recovery mode fails - how to get to terminal?

My desktop machine is unable to boot. I strongly suspect it is related to nvidia driver issues, I would love to get to a console so I can nuke it from the system and see if I can boot again. This ...
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Im having trouble installing Ubuntu on my old dell xps l321x [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 on my old Dell XPS L321x. Ubuntu 22.04 fails to boot from either of my USB thumb drive's. I tried Etcher without luck. I can get Ubuntu to boot using Rufus but ...
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Ubuntu not booting in legacy system

I have a Dell Xps 13 l321x and I was using windows 10 normally, I then decide to install Ubuntu as the main OS, I downloaded it and do the normal install of Ubuntu in MBR since my laptop is MBR only, ...
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Ubuntu does not boot anyloger, hangs at clearing orphaed inode

I have Ubuntu 22.04 I have not made any specific changes, but Ubuntu suddenly hangs at boot with following logs: /dev/sdb3: recovering journal /dev/sdb3: Clearing orphaned inode 1313213 ... /dev/sdb3:...
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Can I replace a laptop's hard drive with an Ubuntu hard drive?

I'm planning on getting a newer and more powerful laptop. I have so much data in my current laptop that I don't want to lose. I was thinking of replacing the newer laptop's hard drive with this ...
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Ubuntu runs normally if I enter the second option in Grub menu. Doesn't work with the default option

If I go to my Ubuntu 22.10 Grub Menu I have 4 options: Ubuntu, with Linux 5.19.0-28-generic Ubuntu, with Linux 5.19.0-28-generic (recovery) Ubuntu, with Linux 5.15.0-58-generic Ubuntu, with Linux 5.15....
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will resetting windows remove GRUB and Ubuntu

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu alongside Windows, with both installations being on the same hard drive, just different partitions, and I boot with GRUB. I want to reset windows, through settings ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck in grub rescue

Different from other topics I have found. I have an ubuntu VM, mounted what I thought was a USB (as they are normally sda1) and without checking copied a file onto it. Well this stupid VM has its file ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on a 2011 Hp Pavilion DV-6 laptop - stuck at "Welcome to Grub" screen

similar questions have been asked before, but I could not find relevant information for my specific problem. I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on this very laptop before, so I know it works. What is ...
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Grub boots in MBR and can't find windows partition [duplicate]

I had linux mint and kubuntu installed with grub on the kubuntu drive. I deleted linux mint and reformatted its drive and did grub-update to refresh the installed distros. Now when I go to boot it ...
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Dual Boot Windows/Linux—Same setup on Two Drives—Boot in Grub for all Four?

I have an old HDD (GPT) with Win 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. I added an SSD (GPT) with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 22.04. I unplugged the old HDD before I installed the SSD. What do I need to do to safely get ...
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Unable to Dualboot (Ubuntu / Windows) with RAID1 Array, NVME M2 SDD & GRUB

I have a problem with the configuration of Dualboot Machine (Ubuntu/Windows) and a Raid1 array (2x HDD 5TB via RST). I installed Ubuntu on sdd (SATA SDD). Windows was installed on a NVME M2 SDD. The ...
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How to make ubuntu 22.04 use their own efi system partition when dual boot with windows 10

When i install ubuntu 22.04 alongside windows 10, my windows 10 has its own efi partition with 100MB in size, i create 1GB efi partition for ubuntu (after i see common size for efi ubuntu is 550MB) ...

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